“Team Zingo”, comprised of Michael Bird, Evonne Bird, Melody Jennings, and Chris Lantz, was recently awarded the Top Step Takers award for compiling the most steps in the 1st TruFit Walking Incentive Program.
Lauren Elizabeth Jensen, BS in Health Science, BA in Psychology was selected for Phi Beta Kappa and was initiated on Sunday, April 17 to Delta of Missouri Chapter. In January of 2001, Truman was the fourth campus in the state to receive a Phi Beta Kappa charter. Truman is only the second public Missouri university […]
SPHA students presented 6 Puppet Pals sessions in Missouri elementary schools this academic year to assist the NEMO AHEC fulfill a requirement of an education grant ($75X6=$450). The students received gas cards for travel to the schools. Because SPHA members completed this project as service to the NEMO AHEC, Michelle donated the grant money (that […]
Exercise Science Students in the Physical Education Pedagogy (Pre-MAE) track planned and implemented a Bike Rodeo in conjunction with the City of Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday April 9th.
Students enrolled in Advanced Sport Management organized an afternoon of fishing at Spur Pond in Kirksville. The event was co-sponsored with the Kirksville Parks & Recreation Department and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Over 125 kids and their families attended the event which also included casting practice and a scavenger hunt. Poles and bait were […]
Ashley Ward, senior Exercise Science major, was recently awarded the J. William Fulbright award to Spain. The Fulbright award is a highly competitive program sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As a Fulbright grantee, Ashley will join the ranks of distinguished participants in the program. Fulbright alumni […]
On April 1, 2011 students from the HES Department won the AAHE (American Association of Health Education) case study competition at the 2011 AAHPERD national convention in San Diego, CA. The HES case study team consisted of Sarah Folks, Katie Emery, and Grace McGaughey, with Gina Hansen as the alternate member. Eastern Illinois University placed […]
Students from Advanced Sport Management were at the Career Center this week practicing their interview skills and having their resumes critiqued. Truman Faculty and Staff and members of the community volunteered to help with the mock interviews including Dr. Minner, Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education, Polly Matteson, Assistant Director of the […]
AED devices installed in businesses By Calli Price (from Truman Index) Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Northeast Missouri Heart Health has teamed up with Professor Janice Young’s Health 440 class this semester to start a media campaign for the installation of Automated External Defibrillators in businesses around Kirksville. AEDs are machines used to assist someone […]
Michael Atkinson received the 2011 TOSA Medical Entry Level Scholarship Award on March 18 at the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association awards dinner in Omaha, NE. The scholarship is selected on a combination of academic achievement, character, athletic training abilities, and a desire for a career in athletic training. Michael received $500, complimentary registration for the […]